Anxiety mounts at national labs over future of climate research (Sc

31 / ENE / 2017
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Researchers say they will resist any attempts to meddle with their work or their findings

Photo: Lynn Freeny/DOE Flickr)

 

Umair Irfan / E&E News at Scientific American

 

Scientists are concerned that climate change research may be in the crosshairs at the Department of Energy under the Trump administration.

 

Reports that agencies like U.S. EPA and the Department of Agriculture are facing communications restrictions, along with recent proposals from the Trump transition team for drastic cuts in environmental science in federal agencies, have some researchers at DOE's venerable national laboratories worried that they might be next.

 

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Anxiety mounts at national labs over future of climate research (Scientific American)